Assistant Professor of Planetary Materials

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Current state: Approved and Notify DPS Secretary
Department: Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
City: West Lafayette
State/Province: IN
Country: USA
Contact Person: Dr. Chris Andronicos
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: Purdue University
Application Due Date: Thursday, December 01 2016
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The Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS), within the College of Science, Purdue University, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Planetary Materials. The Planetary Science Group within EAPS has an international reputation, extensive involvement in spacecraft missions, and newly developed undergraduate and graduate programs. We seek to grow and are looking for someone who conducts laboratory analysis of planetary materials or their terrestrial analogues. Candidates must have completed their PhD in an appropriate field. The appointee is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, externally funded, internationally recognized research program and to teach and mentor students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

Applications should be submitted electronically at Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a teaching statement, and contact information of three individuals who can provide letters of reference. Questions related to this position should be addressed to Dr. Chris Andronicos ([email protected]), Chair of the Search Committee. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. 

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.